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Upcoming Events

 
Friday 3 February 2017
 
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First Friday – A Bondholder and Cognitiv Collaboration….
08.45am - 11.30am


Christine Bellamy from the BBC is coming over to Wakefield District to talk to us, and as Head of Business Operations, BBC Digital, News, Sport, Children's & Homepage she’ll have lots to… More >
 
Wednesday 8 February 2017
 
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Construction and the Built Environment Network meeting
10.00am - 01.00pm


The FREE regional network meetings led by our subject specialist advisors will share our new approach to skills-based education that’s been designed to bridge the gap between education and employment. These are for… More >
 
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Wakefield Manufacturing Forum Meets Production Park
10.00am - 11.30am


Wednesday 8th February 10am – 11:30am Lights camera action for manufacturers this February as the Wakefield Manufacturing Forum takes you behind the scenes at Production Park! Wakefield… More >
 
 
Thursday 9 February 2017
 
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Crowdfunding investment with Tech North and partners
09.00am - 12.00pm


Equity crowdfunding has transformed the investment scene in the UK. Platforms that allow the public to easily become shareholders in startups have created a new breed of investors keen to back the best new ideas and help… More >
 
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Suits and Vinyl Vs Wakefield Bondholders!
05.00pm - 08.00pm


Suits & Vinyl, the unique and vastly popular free networking event that brings together like-minded professionals to share their passion for business and music will take place on Thursday 9th February at The Hop,… More >
 
 
Wednesday 15 February 2017
 
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Wakefield Builders Breakfast Briefing
08.30am - 10.00am


At the beginning of 2016 we held a breakfast briefing inviting you and other contacts from the industry from across the Leeds City Region. Local house builders told us about what barriers businesses face when building new… More >
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Export Strategy Workshop
09.15am - 12.45pm


Delivered by the Dpertment of International Trade, this half day interactive workshop we will demystify the approach to international business. You will learn about the support and networks available to open up… More >
 
Friday 17 February 2017
 
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Fuel Poverty Awareness Day ‘Charter Pledge Party’
09.30am - 01.30pm


Friday 17th February 2017 Unity works, 9.30am – 1.30pm To Book Click here Whilst Business is doing extremely well in the District with growth of 15.3% in the last five years we know that continued… More >
 
 
Thursday 23 February 2017
 
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5 Towns Business Support group - Sole traders - Ltd Company the Pros and Cons
08.00am - 09.00am


Meeting once a month at a local venue, covering the 5 Towns, the Business Support Group is a great opportunity for business people to meet other businesses, share, learn and network. This months topic is - Soletraders and… More >
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Marketing Workshop for Wakefield businesses
10.00am - 04.00pm


The Marketing Optimist, a Marketing consultancy based in Castleford, is offering free one hour marketing consultancy sessions to businesses based in the Wakefield area. The one-on-one sessions will be held at Unity Works… More >
 
Friday 3 March 2017
 
first Fridays
Wakefield Bondholder first friday
08.45am - 11.00am


Amid the news that Wakefield’s Cultural Consortium has been awarded £223,000 through Arts Council England’s Cultural Destinations initiative, Bondholders’ first Friday (3rd March) will… More >
 
Wednesday 8 March 2017
 
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Yorkshire & Humber Digital Health & Wellbeing Ecosystem
10.57am - 10.57am


Yorkshire & Humber Academic Health Science Network (AHSN) are pleased to announce the sixth Yorkshire & Humber Digital Health & Wellbeing Ecosystem #YHDigitalEco meeting, sponsored by University… More >
 
 
Friday 10 March 2017
 
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Step Up Into Construction celebration event
12.00pm - 02.00pm


You are invited to the Step Up Into Construction celebration event with Groundwork and Wakefield College. Step Up Into Construction is a project funded by CITB and European Social Fund, led by Leeds College of Building,… More >
 
 
Tuesday 21 March 2017
 
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Futurestart
09.00am - 04.00pm


FutureStart is a startup lab powered by Futurelabs. Who is it for? Are you an early stage or first time tech entrepreneur or team? Do you have an idea or a product that is not quite ready for an accelerator, or to raise… More >
 
Thursday 23 March 2017
 
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5 Towns Business Support group - Creating and Effective Website
08.00am - 09.00am


Meeting once a month at a local venue, covering the 5 Towns, the Business Support Group is a great opportunity for business people to meet other businesses, share, learn and network. This months topic is - Creating… More >
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Marketing workshops for Wakefield businesses
10.00am - 04.00pm


The Marketing Optimist, a Marketing consultancy based in Castleford, is offering free one hour marketing consultancy sessions to businesses based in the Wakefield area. The one-on-one sessions will be held at Unity Works… More >
 
Wednesday 29 March 2017
 
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Is your Supply Chain Brexit ready?
05.30am - 08.00pm


Is your Supply Chain Brexit ready? In the wake of Brexit and the uncertainties it brings, businesses across Yorkshire – particularly those with supply chains reliant on European partnerships – need to be… More >
 
 
Friday 7 April 2017
 
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Wakefield Bondholder first friday!
08.45am - 11.00am


We all know that first impressions count, but, what we often don’t know, is the impact that these have on how we are perceived by others. Help is finally at hand, when nationally respected personal branding expert… More >
 
 
Thursday 27 April 2017
 
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5 Towns Business Support group - Dealing with difficult employees
08.00am - 09.00am


Meeting once a month at a local venue, covering the 5 Towns, the Business Support Group is a great opportunity for business people to meet other businesses, share, learn and network. This months topic is - Dealing… More >
 
Friday 28 April 2017
 
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Business opportunities arising from the successful Wakefield BID
08.00am - 10.00am


The meeting will be chaired by Andy Turner - Mid Yorkshire Chamber of Commerce Wakefield Chamber Director and Managing Director of First Choice Recruitment who will introduce our guest speakers: David Owens - Chairman… More >
 
Tuesday 2 May 2017
 
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Retail and Hospitality Revolution
09.00am - 02.00pm


After a successful event in 2016 Retail Rocks has become even bigger and better than last year- rebranded as the Hospitality and Retail Revolution Day- it’s a day that can’t be missed if your business sits in this… More >
 
 
Thursday 4 May 2017
 
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BizEd 2
11.00am - 06.30pm


Following the success of the first ever Bized exhibition in December 2015, Bized 2 will take place on May 4th 2017 at Wakefield Town Hall. The event aims provide an opportunity for members of the education community and… More >
 
Friday 5 May 2017
 
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Wakefield Bondholder First friday
08.45am - 11.00am


With a passion for food driving his progression from pot-wash to chocolate pioneer, qualified Chef, award-winning Chocolatier and owner of Coeur de Xocolat, David Greenwood-Haigh, will explain how his discerning palate… More >
 
Thursday 11 May 2017
 
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Wakefield Bondholders vs Suits & Vinyl
05.00am - 07.00pm


Date: 11th May 2017 Time:… More >
 
Tuesday 16 May 2017
 
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Housing Growth in the North & What the LGA Housing Commission Report means for us
09.30am - 03.45pm


We would like to invite you to the LGAs northern housing event, hosted by Wakefield Council to discuss Housing Growth in the North & What the LGA Housing Commission Report means for us When?  Tuesday 16th May… More >
 
Thursday 18 May 2017
 
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Business Technology Forum
08.30am - 03.00pm


This annual one-day expo is bursting with educational seminars and workshops, giving you fresh insight into the latest technology advancements. This year we focus on Digital Transformation, offering you… More >
 
 
Friday 26 May 2017
 
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Leeds City Region Training Provider Networking Morning
08.30am - 10.00am


Friday 26 May @ Wakefield College, Thornes Park Campus, WF2 8QZ The event is free to attend. You will network and find out more about how the Absolute Apprenticeships provision can support training… More >
 
Tuesday 13 June 2017
 
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Wakefield Business Week Launch event
08.00am - 10.00am


Join us at creative and cultural venue Production Park to begin the week as we mean to go on. With insights into the industry and the future of the districts economy – how will Wakefield transform? You will hear… More >
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Wakefield Business Conference
10.00am - 03.00pm


Event Information The Mid Yorkshire Chamber of Commerce is delighted to be hosting their 2017 Wakefield Business Conference (WBC) Following the Launch at Production Park, Wakefield on Tuesday 13th… More >
 
Wednesday 14 June 2017
 
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Techno Evolution
09.00am - 04.00pm


Join us at The Hepworth’s most unique industrial Mill Space The Calder! The Techno Evolution has landed in Wakefield! Wakefield is fast establishing itself as the centre of music and live events production in… More >
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DIY PR
10.00am - 12.30pm


Kate Betts, a former journalist turned media consultant as part of Wakefield Business Week, will show you how to promote your company for little, or no, cost. Kate worked in newspapers, radio and television, including… More >
 
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Ad:Venture Professional Leadership Course - Be at the top of your Game
04.00pm - 07.00pm


You’re an Expert in Your field. How do you stay on top of your game? Success is closer than you think… Wakefield First wants to support the development of a new generation of leaders in professional… More >
 
Thursday 15 June 2017
 
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Retail and Hospitality Revolution
09.00am - 12.45pm


The Retail and Hospitality Revolution in Wakefield ! Brand, Bid and Brilliance! Join us at Unity Works to discuss a range of topics including the success and the future of Wakefield's retail and hospitality… More >
 
Friday 16 June 2017
 
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Women in Business Networking Wakefield get together
09.30am - 11.30am


An opportunity for women in business in the area to get together and network, no pressure, no sell, just discussing business, connections and working together. Come and find out about other women in business in your area and… More >
 
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